(J272) - Radioactive Waste Technician

(J272) - Radioactive Waste Technician

22 Apr

22 Apr



Duties and responsibilities

- Accountable for Business as Usual activities along with unplanned events within intermediate level waste processing and handling, low level solid wastes, low level liquid wastes, waste characterisation, decontamination, laundry services and support to ANSTO’s projects

- Ensure effective and compliant service for the collection, transportation, storage, processing, decontamination, characterisation of radioactive waste material in accordance with licence conditions, plans and arrangements and ANSTO’s Safety Management System - this includes use of hot-cells and manipulators, use of SCADA systems, driving trucks,

using pumping systems for site effluent and liquid waste treatment systems as well as corrosive chemicals and machinery to decontaminate items

- Establish and maintain productive relationships and provide advice to internal customers, in accordance with set guidelines, standards and service level agreements. Present a professional approach and ensure customers are informed of changes to activities or decisions that may affect the quality of service provided

- Proactively undertake inspections of waste, waste processing equipment and where necessary organise repairs and maintenance of facilities and equipment; provide written and verbal advice and feedback to management on equipment performance and waste processes to drive improvements to plant availability, safety and efficiency

Skills and Experience

- High School or equivalent Qualification in a Science, engineering or industrial field

- Demonstrated experience and/or knowledge of operating plant and equipment in a highly regulated environment, hazardous industries

- Sound computer skills with ability to operate SAP and MS Office products to enable completion of activities

- Ability to apply instructions, procedures and policies in accordance with safety and regulatory requirements

- Willingness to develop skills using trade knowledge, practical skills and experience to safely use powered hand and pneumatic equipment including plasma cutter, grinders, and other cutting equipment

“We are looking for someone with a “can do” attitude, who has safety front of mind and a willingness to learn and develop the skills necessary to perform in a highly regulated environment.”

Charlie Walker, Manager Waste Operations

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